Category: Arts

Innovative children’s book supports Jam Master Jay Foundation for Music

With a love of Hip-Hop history and of giving back, Howie Abrams and Michael “Kaves” McLeer set out to create a work of art for young kids. The Hip-Hop Alphabet book takes you on a historical journey highlighting many of the greats and different aspects that made hip hop what it is today. On top of creating amazing rhymes and… Read more →

Miss Maria’s School of Dance taps into their talents to give back

Students are devoted to Miss Maria’s School of Dance in Watertown, MA because of the wonderful dance teachers and the instruction is top notch. Another reason to be a part of their community? They think about the world outside of their studio walls. Just two examples among many…last September dancers surprised a lifelong Watertown resident at her 87th birthday party who… Read more →

Lauren Conrad empowers global female artisans

The Little Market is an online fair trade shop founded by Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla. Customers can purchase beautiful products handmade by artisans around the world. Products come from as far as Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Ethiopia, and very close to home such as a recent partner Bright Endeavors in Chicago. Shopping at The Little Market means much needed income for families!… Read more →

Britney Spears and Donna Milani Luther

What happens when two creative forces come together to establish a summer program, which doesn’t cost a penny, for kids from low-income families? With no egos in sight, powerful results happen. In 1999, performing artist Britney Spears teamed up with nationally recognized educator Donna Milani Luther to start the Britney Spears Camp for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit devoted to providing economically disadvantaged… Read more →